Consequences to an Executor for Mishandling Real Estate

Real estate is often a major part of the gifts which pass from a loved one’s estate to the beneficiaries. Unlike stocks and other liquid assets, real estate often has added sentimental value to the beneficiaries with a feeling of history and connection to the property. Many families want to honor their loved one’s wishes […]
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Overcoming Tangled Title Inheritance Property Situations

One of the major goals of probate is to pass real estate owned by a deceased person to the heirs. Although real estate is only one type of asset that can pass through probate, the majority of estates contain some kind of real estate.   Estate Properties with Tangled Title   Many of our clients […]
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Is Probate Necessary When a House was Jointly Titled?

Properties which were jointly titled with another person can create confusion for families who have lost a loved one. It is common for family members to pass away leaving property that was co-owned with another person. We are often asked What should be done with estate property that was co-owned with another person?   Who […]
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